MSc/PhD Program
Rebecca Wallrafen
First Name:
Rebecca

Last Name:
Wallrafen

Country:
Germany

 



Rebecca Wallrafen

EDUCATION

College / University:
Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Highest Degree:
B.Sc. (Hon)

Major Subjects:
Molecular Life Sciences

Lab Experience:
Immunohistochemistry, neuronal reconstruction, in situ hybridization, cryosectioning of embryonic brain tissue

Projects / Research:
Bachelor project: Structural and functional connectivity in the somatosensory system of a mouse-model for Kleefstra Syndrome
On-going: Expression patterns of Reelin and reelin receptors ApoER2 and Vldlr in different brain regions throughout cortical development

Scholarships:
2014 - 2015: Stipend by the International Max Planck Research School


SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS AND GOALS:

I am especially interested in the development of the nervous system, the processes that lead to the high complexity of the brain, and the consequences of defects during development, such as autism.